I have a conundrum

Discussion in 'Transformers Toy Discussion' started by Optimus_Prowl, Mar 23, 2009.

  1. Optimus_Prowl

    Optimus_Prowl I'm the Goddamed Two-Face

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    I already have the regular Ani Shockwave. However I just found the purple Shockwave pack at Target. My question is should I just keep grey Shocky or should I take it back and get purple Shocky and BB? Mind you I have no BB yet.
     
  2. Mechafire

    Mechafire Veteran TFW2005 Supporter

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    Keep the grey one. I heard the QC on Purplewave is shit, plus Greywave is of course more accurate.
     
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    Nachtsider Banned

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    Is gray Shocky broken or something? If not, I see absolutely no reason why you should return him.
     
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    ORIO Plant-Based Bot Super Mod News Staff

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    ^what he said.

    Edit: he=mechabreaker :) 
     
  5. MegaHavok

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    keep them both!!!
     
  6. Optimus_Prowl

    Optimus_Prowl I'm the Goddamed Two-Face

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    Nothing wrong with grey Shocky other than money issues. I'm limiting myself to one or the other and still have all the packaging form grey shocky. However now that i hear the comment about bad QC I think I'll hang onto my grey Shocky.
     
  7. kiyoshioni

    kiyoshioni The Knife

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    I have both, both are fantastic.

    I use the original as Longarm Prime and the purple one as Shockwave.

    It's really up to you and your color pref.

    ~Kiyoshi
     
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    ^ Man with the paln
     
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    I have both, and it's cool to have the purple one, but 25 dolla dolla bill yall....sorry, is a lot to drop for a duplicate character. If i had to choose, i'd say keep the grey one. He may actually be more valuable down the road, because he was hard to find in retail an show accurate. But if money is not a problem, i say buy them both. I'm doing what kiyoshioni is doing with mine.
     
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    This.
     
  11. Blitzwing256

    Blitzwing256 Triple changer

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    purplewave and technocolorscream are major shelfwarmers in most targets so you can probably pick them up in a few weeks for much less.
     
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    Show accuracy always trumps homages.
     
  13. Rattrap

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    I have my grey one as Longarm Prime, and when I get the purple one, he will be Shockwave.
     
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    Grey. The purple does not look that great on the mold IMO.
     
  15. Ravenxl7

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    I would keep the gray one and get the purple one if I were you. Keeping the gray one to be Longarm Prime, and the purple one to be Shockwave. Honestly, there was only one loose joint on my purple Shockwave, and that was easy to fix. Other than that one little thing, he had perfect QC.
     
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    the purple shocky seems cool, but if its about money i would hold onto the gray one, im sure if u change ur mind in the future u could probably find some of the purple shocky's somewhere.
     
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    I held out getting grey Shockwave when I saw the purple one was coming. Side bonus was that I didn't get that BB yet. I don't have any QC issues with my purple Shocky.
     
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    I passed on purkle Shockwave. He ain't that color in the toon, so why bother?

    Same reason I passed on all the other character repaints for the line.
     
  19. ShadowStitch

    ShadowStitch vectoring the hate plague

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    That depends entirely on how much you care about the show, and how much you prefer the alternate color scheme.

    I'll buy Shockwave if I see him on clearance, but I won't ever have the Longarm scheme.
     

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